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Encyclopaedia of the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine in Non-Western Cultures

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Here, at last, is the massively updated and augmented second edition of this landmark encyclopedia. It contains approximately 1000 entries dealing in depth with the history of the scientific, technological and medical accomplishments of cultures outside of the United States and Europe. The entries consist of fully updated articles together with hundreds of entirely new topics. This unique reference work includes intercultural articles on broad topics such as mathematics and astronomy as well as thoughtful philosophical articles on concepts and ideas related to the study of non-Western Science, such as rationality, objectivity, and method. You'll also find material on religion and science, East and West, and magic and science.
Release date NZ
March 12th, 2008
Edited by Helaine Selin
Country of Publication
United States
2nd ed. 2008
107 colour tables, biography
Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
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